YURAN “JASON” KONG
Thesis Title: Microstructural Engineering of Mn-Alloyed Duplex Steels For Hydrogen Storage and Delivery
Degree plan: Doctorate of Philosophy
Completion: August 2024
Group: Plate and Hot Rolled Steels
Steel Center Student Since: August 2020
Bio: Jason joined the ASPPRC in August of 2020 after completing his Bachelor of Science Degrees in Materials Science and Engineering (BS_MATSE) and Mathematics (BS_MATH) from the Pennsylvania State University in May 2020. His research at the ASPPRC involves designing Mn-alloyed duplex steel for hydrogen infrastructure and developing accelerated testing methods to evaluate the hydrogen compatibility of steels in various alloy and microstructural conditions.